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meddle
used in Wuthering Heights

8 uses
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Definition intrude in other people's affairs or business
  • I got the dishcloth, and rather spitefully scrubbed Edgar's nose and mouth, affirming it served him right for meddling.
    Chapter 7 (61% in)
  • 'They won't meddle with persons who touch nothing,' he remarked, putting the bottle before me, and restoring the displaced table.
    Chapter 1 (87% in)
  • The less you meddle with him the better.'
    Chapter 4 (25% in)
  • 'You shall not meddle with him!'
    Chapter 9 (14% in)
  • ' "I shall not meddle in the matter," I retorted again.
    Chapter 17 (38% in)
  • She sometimes came into the kitchen all wildered like, and looked as if she would fain beg assistance; but I was not going to disobey the master: I never dare disobey him, Mrs. Dean; and, though I thought it wrong that Kenneth should not be sent for, it was no concern of mine either to advise or complain, and I always refused to meddle.
    Chapter 30 (19% in)
  • The lands, being a minor, he could not meddle with.
    Chapter 30 (43% in)
  • Joseph shuffled up and made a noise, but resolutely refused to meddle with him.
    Chapter 34 (79% in)

There are no more uses of "meddle" in Wuthering Heights.

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